In Krasnoyarsk region firefighters rescued from the fire chemically hazardous objects

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Cookingplate in photobacteria sleeves, set on fire the car of EMERCOM of Russia. Archival photoIn Krasnoyarsk region firefighters rescued from the fire chemically hazardous objects© RIA Novosti / Alexander Cookingplate the image Bank

Fire and rescue Department and volunteers prevented a technogenic catastrophe in the Krasnoyarsk region, defended from fires, chemically dangerous objects, said RIA Novosti in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

In Lesosibirsk the fire moved on to one of the chemically hazardous and explosive object four. «Only one of these companies was 20 tons of diesel fuel and seven wagons with sulfuric acid, the total weight of which is 65 tons,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the forces of fire and rescue units were sent to protect these objects in order to prevent serious consequences.

«Thanks to timely actions of fire-rescue units, the fire spread on these companies is not allowed. Managed to prevent explosions and emissions of dangerous chemical substances and the further spread of the fire,» — said the representative of the MOE.

He explained that if I had lost control of the situation, the consequences could be disastrous. «Man-made catastrophe would have been inevitable, the size of fires would increase in seconds at times. Firefighters had to act with the risk of their lives to prevent a tragedy and make it managed», — noted in the MOE.

According to the Ministry, in the Krasnoyarsk region and the Irkutsk region firefighters also managed to defend from the fire more than 5,000 homes.